Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Centering Prayer: December 2018

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall  Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest in God,” which, in turn, sparks an inner transformative process.   Most would say that […]
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Shoreline Soup Kitchen: December 2018

Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

Shoreline Soup Kitchen: November 2017

Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

Centering Prayer: November 2017

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall  Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest in God,” which, in turn, sparks an inner transformative process.   Most would say that […]
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Ecumenical Sunday School: November 2017

Ecumenical Sunday School for children from Pre-K to 8th grade is hosted each Sunday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church.  To enroll your child in Sunday School, please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at 860-581-0493.

10/29: Pasta Dinner for Haiti

October 29th, 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. This December, some of our church members are going on a mission trip to Haiti, where they will help build a state-of-the-art hospital that is being completely funded and constructed through volunteer efforts coordinated by Bethesda Evangelical Mission. To support this endeavor, we are hosting a pasta dinner […]
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12/3: A Concert for a Better Tomorrow

  A Concert for a Better Tomorrow  featuring Ramblin’ Dan Stevens and the MusicNow Showcase December 3rd from 4 – 7 p.m.   All donations and proceeds will go to MusicNow Foundation, High Hopes & Tri-Town Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. Hosted by the First Baptist Church in Essex, 10 Prospect Street, Essex, CT Contact for questions: Pastor Joy Perkett, 860-581-0493   […]
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11/18: Thankful Hearts Bazaar

  November 18th, 9 a.m. The First Baptist Church in Essex at 10 Prospect Street will be celebrating the upcoming holiday season with a “Thankful Hearts” Christmas Bazaar. On Saturday, November 18, from 9 to 3, the Fellowship Hall will be arrayed with lovely and unique handmade gifts, wooden ware, jewelry, wreaths, jams, candles, baked […]
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Ecumenical Sunday School: October 2017

Ecumenical Sunday School for children from Pre-K to 8th grade is hosted each Sunday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church.  To enroll your child in Sunday School, please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at 860-581-0493.

Shoreline Soup Kitchen: October 2017

Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.